Sunday Streets Comes to China Basin, Mission Bay, Dogpatch and Bayview
|April 16, 2010||Posted by jamie under Events|
This gorgeous weekend includes another rendition of Sunday Streets on Sunday, April 18th along 3rd Street. Please take advantage of these opportunities to safely walk, bike, and otherwise enjoy some open space that is normally reserved for cars.
Sunday Streets and People’s Earth Day in the Bayview, Sunday, April 18, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Sunday Streets returns to the Bayview and joins forces with Literacy For Environmental Justice’s People’s Earth Day Celebration in the Bayview. Join us for cycling, walking jogging along the picturesque Bay Trail from King and 3rd, to Terry Francois, up to 3rd Street in Dogpatch (3rd St from 16-25th Sts) into the heart of the Bayview District’s vibrant 3rd Street corridor. Go to www.sundaystreetssf.com (corrected URL – thank you Susan!) or join Sunday Streets San Francisco’s fan page on Facebook.
Main Sunday Streets Hub at Bayview Playground, 3rd and Armstrong, in the heart of the Bayview- check out activities for kids, pets, bike rentals and free bike tune ups, Capoera dance demonstration and kid’s bike safety courses.
10th Annual People’s Earth Day at Heron’s Head Park: Cargo Way & Jennings St. Presented by Literacy for Environmental Justice and the Grand Opening of the Eco Center. Environmental activities, over 30 local organizations, and confirmed speakers SF Supervisor, Sophie Maxwell and Indian Canyon Key Keeper, Ann Marie Sayers.
Bayview Opera House: 3rd Street at Oakdale: Family Health and Wellness Fair, presented by Bayview Opera House and SF Fire Dept. Station 49. Free Health Screenings, live music on the outdoor stage and tours of SF Fire Dept Engine 17.
Roller Skating: Galvez at 3rd Street Presented by David Miles, ‘Godfather of Skate’ & CA Outdoor Rollersports Assoc. Free roller rink, skating lessons & skates available while supplies last, learn to skate dance Slumdog Millionaire and Thriller skate dances.
Bike Programs: Bayview Playground & China Basin:
Bike rentals by Bay City-China Basin and Blazing Saddles at Bayview Playground, bike tune ups by REI – China Basin and Sports Basement at BV Playground, FunBike rides on Bike & Roll’s “bike built for six”.
Mission Bay Park & Pier 52-54 China Basin, 500 block of Terry Francois: Drop-in volleyball game, picnic area and lemonade and water station sponsored by Mission Bay Parks (across from Pier 52), Mission Bay’s newest open space.
How to get there:
T 3rd Street Line to King and 4th (walk one block to King and 3rd, north end of route); Bus: #22 to 20th and 3rd, #48 to 22nd and 3rd, #19 to Evans and 3rd, #23 and #24 to 3rd and Palou, #29 to 3rd and Gilman, transfer to T or walk 4 blocks to Armstrong, southern end of the route, # 44 to Evans and Mendell, #54 to Williams and 3rd. For trip planning, go to: www.sfmta.com
Embarcadero BART to Muni T line to 4th and King (pick up a transit transfer pass for $.25 off your fare). To plan your BART trip, visit www.bart.gov.
Caltrain to 4th and King Street Caltrain station, the northern end of the route is
For more info go to: www.caltrain.com
Bike: Muni buses have bike racks for 2 bikes, BART and Caltrain both allow bikes on board. Go to: www.sfbike.org to download a bike map to help find a flat, bike-friendly route from your area or the nearest transit station to Sunday Streets.